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Introduction to Industrial Electricity

5 days IR/ELECBAS
Level
Discovery
Audience
  • Operators, supervisors & engineers from any department.
Purpose
  • This course provides an overview on industrial electricity; how it is generated & distributed in petrochemical plants.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • learn the fundamentals of electricity,
  • identify equipment used for the grid,
  • discover electric motors and generators,
  • apply electrical safety rules.
Prerequisite
  • No prerequisites for this course.
Ways and means
  • Numerous drawings and datasheets used in the industrial plants.
  • Daily quiz to reactivate the key-points.
  • Practical exercises & case studies.

FUNDAMENTALS IN INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY 1 day
  • Characteristics of electrical power supply for industrial plants.
  • Principles of electrical distribution:
  • Main technical characteristics of the electrical distribution & the grid. One line electric distribution diagram.
  • Application: overall online diagram.
SUB STATION EQUIPMENT & SWITCHGEAR 2 days
  • Purposes and use of these types of equipment.
  • Transformers: overall technology & troubleshooting.
  • Circuit breakers: technology & switchboard.
  • Operation and maintenance of main electrical equipment.
  • Electric Control System. Failures Monitoring and corrective actions.
  • Basics in electrical protections.
HAZARDS 1 day
  • Electrical shocks. Direct and indirect contacts.
  • Collective and personal protective equipment. Hazardous areas. Basics in safety.
  • Prevention against electrical shocks, LockOut TagOut Procedure (LOTO).
MOTORS 0.5 day
  • Different type of motors. Operation and technology. Working principle of induction & synchronous motors.
  • LV & HV motors. Troubleshooting.
STEAM TURBINES GENERATORS 0.5 day
  • Electrical power generating set. Technology. Coupling.
  • Main technical characteristics of these types of equipment.